4 bedroom cottage for sale

Orchard View, Aldeby

Guide Price £415,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Gatekeepers Cottage
  • Extended over the years
  • Flexible and spacious accommodation
  • Approximately 1.75 acres
  • Two ground floor bedrooms
  • Large kitchen / breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Rural location
  • Close to amenities of Beccles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Beccles Town Centre - miles
Wheatacre White Lion - miles - minutes walk
Loddon Town Centre - miles

An original Victorian Gatekeepers cottage built in the 1850's for the East Suffolk Railway (now disused) which has been extended over the years and now offers spacious and flexible accommodation. The rural located property is set within grounds of approx 1.75 acres and boasts an abundance of possibilities.

Accommodation comprises briefly:
Utility Room
Kitchen / Breakfast Room
Dining Room
Bathroom
Sitting Room
Inner Hall
Bedroom / Study
Master Bedroom
Cloakroom
Conservatory
Two first floor attic rooms

Gardens of approx 1.75 acres
Off Road Parking
Various Outbuildings

The Property
Entering the property into the utility room, work surfaces stretch down one side with inset sink and drainer, and plumbing for a washing machine. Large storage cupboards opposite provide coat and muddy boot storage and the room leads into the kitchen / breakfast area. Flotex flooring stretches in to the kitchen which offers galley style, Norfolk Oak work surfaces with cream base and wall cupboards above and beneath. The Rayburn cooker is included in the sale and also powers the central heating system and a two ring gas hob. There is plenty of space for a large breakfast table and the central island is free standing and included within the sale. The formal dining room leads from the kitchen and is an original part of the cottage, feature beams stretch across the ceiling and a fire place offers the main focal point to the room. The recently fitted family bathroom is off of this room and offers a white four piece suite with a large glass panelled walk in shower unit. Also from the dining room is the family sitting room, a generous space with ornate Art Deco style fire place and views over the picturesque front garden area. Double opening doors lead into the inner hall way. The first of the ground floor bedrooms is currently used as an office space by the present owners but would accommodate a double bed. The master bedroom is a large room with generous size fitted wardrobe space, the wardrobe adjoins the back of the cloakroom, ideal for conversion in to an en-suite shower room. The cloakroom is from the inner hall which also leads to the conservatory at the side of the property which has access into the garden. Stairs lead to the first floor with storage cupboards beneath. The converted attic space is ideal for use as two bedrooms, both rooms have skylights which let in plenty of natural light, fitted storage spaces and large eaves storage. A door from the first attic room accesses a large additional loft space which is partially boarded.

Outside
The extensive rear garden amounting to approximately 1.75 acres boasts an abundance of uses. There is equestrian potential with barn having a stable and tack room facilities. A five bar gate access to the rear of the land via Crab Tree Lane allows potential for an additional building (subject to planning). An array of beautifully maintained flowers planted and pruned by the current owners attract a world of wildlife into the gardens. Various trees and plants supply an abundance of different edible fruits, a 16 x 48 ft (approximately) polytunnel and raised beds are filled with vegetables of all sorts. There are three sheds, all of which are included with the sale and an ideally positioned summer house overlooks the manicured lawn of the main garden space.

Location
Orchard View is located in Aldeby close to Burgh St Peter, where you have access to all manner of water activities. There are also plenty of walks available in the area with the marshes providing a large range of wildlife and a wealth of birdlife. The Waveney Centre is also nearby giving you access to a village shop, public house and river walks. The town of Beccles is close by, which is a busy market town with many shops, restaurants, schools, pubs and supermarkets. A market selling fresh produce is held every Friday in the town, there is a bus station with a daily service to London (Victoria) and regular services to Lowestoft, Norwich and many of the smaller villages around. The Beccles train station has a direct line to London Liverpool Street.

Directions
Follow the A146 out of Beccles towards Gillingham. Upon entering the roundabout, take the third exit onto the A143 towards Great Yarmouth. Turn right onto Hollow Way Hill towards Aldeby, the property is situated approximately 1.3 miles on the left.

Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.

Services
Oil Fired Central Heating. Private drainage. Mains water and electricity. Bottled gas for hob.

Local Authority
Waveney District Council
Tax Band: D
Postcode: NR34 0AJ
EPC Rating: D

Agents Note
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.

Tenure
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Beccles (1.8 mi)
  • Somerleyton (3.2 mi)
  • Haddiscoe (3.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Beccles (1.8 mi)
  • Somerleyton (3.2 mi)
  • Haddiscoe (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Musker McIntyre, Beccles

22 New Market, Beccles, NR34 9HD

01502 455013 Local call rate

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